(MENAFN- Bangladesh Monitor)
Tata Group-owned Air India is in talks with Boeing and Airbus about ordering new plane and is assembly its fast wants by leasing planes and repairing grounded plane, the airline's chief govt mentioned on Saturday ( Nov 19).
The autos-to-steel conglomerate, which accomplished its buy of Air India in January, faces an uphill battle to improve an ageing fleet, flip across the firm's financials and enhance service ranges, business analysts say.
“We are in deep discussion with Boeing, Airbus and engine manufacturers for a historic order of the latest generation aircraft that will power Air India's medium- and long-term growth,” Campbell Wilson, the airline's chief govt, mentioned at a Tata company occasion in Mumbai.
Wilson mentioned Air India deliberate to develop its fleet and world community, aiming to improve its market share to 30pc on each home and worldwide routes over the following 5 years.
At current, Air India has a home market share of about 10pc and a global market share of round 12pc, in accordance to business estimates.
Air India mentioned in September it will lease 30 Boeing and Airbus planes, increasing its fleet by greater than 25pc as half of the drive to enhance market share and to enhance service ranges.
Industry sources mentioned in July that Air India was shifting nearer to a call on an order price $50 billion at checklist costs to be break up between Airbus and Boeing.
The sources mentioned on the time that each planemakers had been making a“final push” with the order set to embody up to 70 broad-physique jets together with Airbus A350s and Boeing 787s and 777s, and up to 300 narrowbodies.
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